‘Marooned men in foreign cities’
Encounters with the Other in Dermot Bolger’s The Ballymun Trilogy
in Literary visions of multicultural Ireland
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Some contemporary Irish writers put into practice a historical remembrance, in their need to establish specific points of connection between the reality of the newcomers and previous Irish nationals emigrating from the homeland. This chapter demonstrates in its examination of Dermot Bolger's Ballymun Trilogy how present multiculturalism in Ireland can be efficiently described in literary terms through the perspective of the country's long history of emigration. In his play The Townlands of Brazil, Bolger expresses his sympathy for the foreigner through his insistence upon the commonality of experience with Ireland's diasporic history.

Literary visions of multicultural Ireland

The immigrant in contemporary Irish literature

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